UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art

we are highlighting local organizations that need your help. tonight we’re featuring the galleries of contemporary art at u-c-c-s…also known as goca. with a gallery on campus and one downtown…goca’s mission is to create social spaces where students and community members can engage in contemporary culture…through art… lectures… and diverse programs. fox21’s taylor bishop takes us to the university’s gallery. –samuel”if you are interested in art but might be intimidated by because you don’t know how to speak the language or you’ve never experienced art before, the gallery of contemporary arts is a perfect start.”sitting in the middle of campus… right next to centennial hall… the gallery serves as special space where anyone can enjoy the rotating exhibits that come through. –kayla “we’re kind of like a hidden gecampus so they don’t necessarily know we exist and so once people know about us they get really excited to see all that we’re doing.”kayla works for goca as a student employee… she’s majoring in english but like samuel… she had never really been exposed to art… until now. –kayla”art is for everyone, it’s not just for people who major in visual and performing arts. anyone can find something out of it and enjoy it.”–daisy”we want to engage this community of our students and people living in the pikes peak region and beyond and offer them an experience they can’t have anywhere else.”featured in the gallery right now is michael theodore’s micro-macro exhibit. it’s involves sound… art… and light… something kayla and samuel say makes for a perfect pause in a busy day. –samuel”it just reminded us to slow down sometimes, to where we don’t recognize how fast things are moving or how busy we are until we’re finally just able to sit down and relax and to remember to breath.”in colorado springs, taylor bishop, fox21 news. installations in the gallery are replaced every two to four months. this one is on display now until november 19th. to give to this organization or any of the other organizations visit our website fox21 news dot com… and click on the …